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All NCTSN Resources

The following resources on child trauma were developed by the NCTSN. To find a specific topic or resource, enter keywords in the search box, or filter by resource type, trauma type, language, or audience.

Partner-In Resource

A Guide to Forming Advisory Boards for Family-Serving Organizations

Type: Resource Guide

Walks professionals through the process of forming a board and highlights the common decisions groups have to make while outlining the options at each juncture. This guide helps to demystify the process and allows professionals to think about the bigger strategic decisions that will form the bedr

NCTSN Resource

Triggered Distress in a Young Child During Play Therapy

Type: Webinar

Depicts Maya, a 9-year-old girl, was referred for therapy due to numerous instances of domestic violence by her father toward her mother (some of which she witnessed), physical abuse by her father, and possible sexual abuse with no specific disclosures.

NCTSN Resource

Understanding and Working with Dissociative States

Type: Webinar

Presents Adam, a 15-year-old Caucasian male who grew up in the suburbs outside of Chicago with his mother, father, and two sisters. His family is pretty well off financially and he and his siblings all attend private school, have personal tutors, and enjoy horseback riding and soccer.

NCTSN Resource

NCTSN Impact Newsletter: Winter 2018

Type: Newsletter

Includes articles that range from how NCTSN leadership and missions are linked with other trauma-focused organizations, such as the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress.

NCTSN Resource

Taking Care of Yourself

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers providers a list of ideas for self-care strategies to use after a difficult event. This checklist outlines the three basics aspects of self-care including awareness, balance, and connection. 

NCTSN Resource

For Teens: Coping After Mass Violence

Type: Fact Sheet

Offers information for teens about common reactions to mass violence, as well as tips for taking care of themselves and connecting with others.

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